Physiotherapy is your Essential Partner for Optimizing Health.


As the vital partner for the profession, the CPA leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health.


The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) will act with integrity and loyalty to members at all times 

The CPA values:

  • The integration of evidence, clinical reasoning and therapeutic skills in practice
  • Accountability to members, stakeholders and the public
  • Unity of the profession across Canada
  • Fair and democratic governance
  • Meaningful, cooperative partnerships
  • Proactive behaviour and innovation
  • The richness of Canadian diversity
  • Clear and concise communication

Promise to our members

CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.

Strategic Vision

2023-2025 Strategic Plan

2023-2025 Strategic Plan at a Glance

By 2025, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association will be recognized as the trusted authority on the advancement of the physiotherapy profession in Canada. In collaboration with our Branches, Divisions, Assemblies, and members, we will represent the unified voice of physiotherapists in Canada.